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[UK] Wavertree MP claims 200,000 kids smoking because of delay in plain packaging plan

Luciana Berger welcomes new regulations on tobacco packets to be brought in by Government
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 11:49
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[Australia, UK] Smoke clears on cigarette packaging debate

The BBC's John Donnison in Sydney looks at the impact of Australia's 2012 decision to mandate plain packaging for cigarettes... I'm going to stick my neck out. It appears to be working, but relatively slowly. Figures from Australia's Bureau of Statistic
BBC Online
added Jan 25, 2015 11:29
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[Canada] Building anti-tobacco army

The three St. Joseph Secondary School students are doing their part to spearhead a movement called Freezetheindustry. They want to warn more teenagers of the dangers posed by the latest trend in tobacco marketing, flavoured products.
[Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:10
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[Canada] Cancer: Now available in strawberry

During National Non-Smoking Week 2015 the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is trying to get B.C.'s smoking rate from 13 per cent to nine. B.C. has Canada's lowest tobacco use rates but youth are still experimenting with flavoured tobacco.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:08
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Mid-east] WARD: The waterpipe: an emerging global epidemic in need of action

the potential for waterpipe to upend successes in global tobacco control. A decade later, that forecast has come true. In this supplement, Maziak et al3 note that the “global evolution of this smoking habit has exceeded worst predictions.” In several Midd
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 01:02
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The allure of the waterpipe: a narrative review of factors affecting the epidemic rise in waterpipe smoking among young persons globally

The review suggests potential interventions to control WTS among youth, with emphasis on creative utilisation of social media, and tobacco control policies that include the specificities of WTS. The review further suggests the need for rigorous qualitativ
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 01:00
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[New Zealand] Ten years of a national law covering smoke-free school grounds: a brief review

It is now over 10 years since a New Zealand law1 requiring all preschools and schools to become completely smoke-free (including all grounds) became operational in 2004. Previously, indoor school areas had been required to be largely smoke-free, but ther
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2015 00:53
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[Arizona] Social media's effect on e-cigarette trend studied

UA management information systems professor Daniel Zeng is partnering with Mayo Clinic behavior scientist Scott Leischow to co-investigate how social media use affects people’s choices regarding electronic cigarettes, with data being collected over a p
Arizona Daily Wildcat
added Jan 23, 2015 17:41
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[Florida] Smoking out the facts

Contrary to popular belief among college students, hookah smoking could be significantly more dangerous than many assume, according to a recent USF Health study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Surveying around 500 USF s
The Oracle (University of South Florida)
added Jan 23, 2015 17:33
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